DNV GL rules

Shaping the future of classification


The rules for Yachts cover all aspects of classification of yachts, including motor yachts, passenger yachts, sailing yachts and sail ships. The rules are based on GL rules and guidelines and the technical requirements are updated to represent the latest experience with classification of yacht projects. The structure of the rules is aligned with other rule books, and all applicable yacht types are included.

Content from other rule books is reused as far as possible ensuring a consistent approach to classification.

The DNV GL rules for Yachts will be published early January 2016 and enters into force July 2016.

Yacht rulebook